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Tagged with "2020"

Dec 5th, 2020 Article

Rozner tastes victory in Dubai

Antoine Rozner claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World after a great final round performance helped the Frenchman come from four shots back to seal a two-stroke victory at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Dec 5th, 2020 Article

Three share top spot at Volunteers of America Classic

Two-time major champion Anna Nordqvist finds herself tied for the lead along with Americans Jessica Korda and Yealimi Noh at four-under-par. Starting the day with a birdie on the 1st hole, the Swede carded three more birdies in her round until an unfortunate bogey on the last cost her the solo lead. "I think I made four in a row on making the turn too," said Noh of her birdie opportunities.

Dec 4th, 2020 Article

Hull leads Volunteers of America Classic

Charley Hull leads the Volunteers of America Classic at Old American Golf Club by one shot after and opening three-under-par 68. Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum and Americans Jessica Korda and Jennifer Kupcho are in a share of second place.

Dec 3rd, 2020 Article

Sully in command in Dubai

Andy Sullivan cruised into a three-shot lead at the halfway point of the Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World, where the Englishman's 17 under total came close to breaking a new European Tour record for lowest 36-hole score.

Dec 3rd, 2020 Article

Sullivan red hot in Dubai

Andy Sullivan shot a stunning 11 under par round of 61 to set a new Fire Course record at Jumeirah Golf Estates and take a two-shot lead into round two of the inaugural Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World.

Nov 30th, 2020 Article

Bezuidenhout takes the Alfred Dunhill Championship

Christiaan Bezuidenhout moved into the top ten of the Race to Dubai following his four-shot win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. A closing three-under 69 from the South African left him on fourteen-under-par well clear of a group of four players in joint second. "I'm really pleased I pulled it off," said Bezuidenhout, whose win moves him to ninth in the Race to Dubai.

Nov 30th, 2020 Article

Pedersen flawless in Spanish Open win

2020 will be remembered for many things but it will go down in LET history as Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen powered to Andalucía Costa Del Sol Open De Espana victory, closing with a bogey-free final round six-under-par 66for a four shot win from home favourite Nuria Iturrioz. Accompanied by her father on the bag for her sixth career win, an emotional Pedersen, said,

Nov 29th, 2020 Article

Pedersen out front again in Spain

Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen closed with a sensational eagle at the 54th hole to post a bogey-free four-under round of 68 to leapfrog Spain’s Nuria Iturrioz and assume a one-shot lead atop the Andalucía Costa Del Sol Open De Espana leaderboard.

Nov 28th, 2020 Article

Handicap allowances under the WHS

So we all know where to get our Handicap Index and how to then calculate our handicap for a given course and set of tees. However, did you know that you then need to adjust your handicap further using the Handicap Allowance table to arrive at your playing handicap? A subtle change that will not impact hugely apart from those with much higher handicaps but one that rather came in under the radar.

Nov 28th, 2020 Article

Iturrioz leads by two in Spain

Three-time LET winner Nuria Iturrioz continued her fine form at the Andalucia Costa Del Sol Open De Espana, posting a two-under-par second round of 70 to lead by two shots at eight-under-par from Scotland’s Kelsey Macdonald as darkness stopped play at 6.00 pm.

Nov 27th, 2020 Article

Did the European Tour need PGA cash?

The European Tour and PGA TOUR today announced a Strategic Alliance but it begs the question as to what were the drivers behind this partnership. The PGA Tour is acquiring a minority stake in the European Tour Productions, the European Tour’s Media Production company and so perhaps cash is the driver. Keith Pelley, Chief Executive of the European Tour Jay Monahan, Commissioner of the PGA TOUR

Nov 27th, 2020 Article

Was COVID the vaccine golf clubs needed?

This time last year it was not looking particularly rosy for the golf industry in the UK. Participation figures for golf had risen slightly but the outlook for many clubs up and down the land was bleak. Membership figures were falling and there was a trend forming as the body of nomadic golfers rose.